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Storage pits

Storage pits were created outside the settlement, at the edges of a flat area of land. Some of the pits are formed like a flask; they have a small opening and a large floor area. They are believed to serve as nut or chestnut storage spaces. The larger pits are as deep as 2 meters.


Storage pit (at the time of excavation)